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A Breakdown of the Powerful Visual Effects Work in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Sony Pictures Imageworks released three videos where they go behind the scenes of their powerful visual effects work in Spider-Man: Homecoming. They explain how they animated Spider-Man (Tom Holland), the Vulture (Michael Keaton), and brought the epic plane battle sequence to life. A Super Weird Re-Edit of the First Spider-Man: …

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Artist Imagines a Beautiful World Where Giant Animals Coexist With Tiny Humans

A post shared by ebenism (@ebenism) on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:37pm PDT Australian digital artist Eben (a.k.a. “ebenism“) used his digital manipulation skills to create a wonderful collection of photos that imagine a beautiful world where giant animals coexist with tiny humans. Prints of Eben’s images are available to …

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A Fascinating Animation Explaining the Muscular Mechanics Behind All Movement of the Human Body

In a fascinating physiological Ted Ed Lesson animated by Vivian Leezer and narrated by Pen-Pen Chen, educator Emma Bryce explains the amazing muscular mechanics behind every movement made by the human body, noting that even the smallest twitch requires the coordination of number of muscles. Each time you take a …

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A Stunning Look at the Massive ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Miniatures Built by Weta Workshop

Weta Workshop posted a video featuring a stunning behind the scenes look at how their incredible team built all of the massive miniatures for director Denis Villeneuve‘s neo-noir sci-fi film, Blade Runner 2049. Weta Workshop was honoured to contribute practical miniatures, selected cinematography, and concept design work to Blade Runner …

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Processing For Neutral Fall Color Photos

Left: RAW file as captured by the camera. Right: Final image after all adjustments. Interpreting color in an image is our prerogative as photographers. Some will decry overly saturated colors as unnatural, and I’ll admit to sharing the opinion that it’s easy to go too far with color adjustments, but …

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Grand Teton Fall Color

I watched this bull elk (lower right) tussle with an aspen tree until he had lodged a sizable branch in his antlers. Feeling good about his new look, he headed toward his harem to impress the ladies. Unfortunately for him, his group of cows became frightened by his new decoration …

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Adventure Photography Assignment Winner Rebecca Wilks

Photo By Rebecca Wilks Congratulations to Rebecca Wilks for winning the recent Adventure Photography Assignment with the image, “Jumper.” “I spent enough time in the Eastern Sierra in my twenties, canoeing and backpacking, to fall in love with the Highway 395 corridor,” explains Wilks. “My first photographic trip to the …

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Photo Of The Day By Tom Olejniczak

Photo By Tom Olejniczak Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Wading Sandhill Cranes” by Tom Olejniczak. Location: Merced National Wildlife Refuge, California. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your …

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10 Favorite Northwestern U.S. Photo Locations

The northwestern United States and Alaska provide some of the most dramatic scenes in the country. With numerous national parks, preserves and forests, the landscape and wildlife photo opportunities are endless. Here are 10 favorite northwestern U.S. photo locations. 1. Exit Glacier, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska One of Alaska’s …

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A Mesmerizing Timelapse of the Gorgeous Icelandic Highlands as Illuminated by the Midnight Sun

With the short timelapse montage “Zenith: Chasing Light in the Icelandic Highlands“, independent filmmaker Henry Jun Wah Lee of Evosia Studios has once again captured the gorgeous landscape of the Icelandic Highlands as illuminated by the midnight sun. Lee stated that he endlessly chased the light so that he could …

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